Blue Mountain Spring

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Located in the western Pennsylvania mountain region, Blue Mountain Spring Water was founded five years ago by entrepreneurs Sam Chambers and Brad Phillips. Chambers earned an undergraduate marketing degree and worked several years in the carbonated soft drinks (CSD) industry for a producer of all-natural, flavored iced teas. Phillips earned an undergraduate degree in chemistry and worked for companies in the bottling and recycling industries. Phillips had an opportunity to assume ownership of his family’s 20 acre farm (known as Blue Mountain Farm), which contains a protected natural spring with an unlimited supply of spring water. Phillips and Chambers, life-long friends, agreed to pool their experience, constructed a bottling facility on the farm and founded Blue Mountain Spring Water, Inc.

Chambers and Phillips incorporated the technologies of micron filtration, ozonation and the application of ultraviolet light in the bottling process. Thus, no residue, taste or odor is left in the bottles. This pristine bottling process and the unique blend of minerals from the natural spring determine the clean, fresh taste of Blue Mountain Spring Water. These elements created a bottled spring water product that is delicious, refreshing, and appeals to healthful consumers of all ages.

Blue Mountain Spring Water is currently sold in 500 ml, 750 ml, 1 liter and 2 liter sizes. Each bottle type is ergonomically shaped for easy carrying and contains 30% less plastic versus comparable size CSD beverage containers – which conforms with the company’s goals of being as eco-friendly as possible, while manufacturing healthful products and contributing to local conservation programs.

Blue Mountain Spring Water is currently sold at select natural food markets, gourmet supermarkets and local stores throughout western and central Pennsylvania, as well as border-state areas. Recent distribution growth includes college and university campus stores. In order to...